This creative two-piece sings in various African languages and in their own fantasy language. The music is worldly in the best sense. It’s clearly rooted in African music, but also includes influences from India, Eastern Europe, and Western jazz. Check out the full album: Calico Soul.
Check out the Coffee Beak Sessions for some very cool funky world music from the 1970s.
Max Clouth is a jazz musician from Frankfurt, Germany. He not only studied jazz guitar, but also went to India to study classical Indian music. In his music he fuses all the western and Indian concepts to a fascinating result.
Interesting album by Bokanté + Metropole Orkest. It combines Big Band, Symphony Orchestra, and World Music to an intriguing amalgam. This is the music video for All the Way Home filmed in New York and Istanbul.
Interesting sounds from South-Africa. This is the first single of Thabang Tabane’s debut album which will be released in September. Thabang is the son of Philip Tabane, who originated malombo music in the early 1960s.